Lay Aside the Weight of Insincerity
Aug 18, 2017
The glory of God’s grace is more clearly seen against the backdrop of our sin, and the glory of his power is more clearly seen through the prism of our weaknesses.
Never Give In, Never Make Peace
Aug 15, 2017
God not only delivered us from the domain of darkness, he drafted us into his war against the darkness.
Embrace the Race God Gives You
Jul 28, 2017
You have your own race to run. It’s a race you’ve been given, even if it is not one you’ve chosen.
Passive Christianity Is Dead Christianity
Jul 21, 2017
Christianity wages war on passivity and inaction. Faith without action is dead.
Is Life Harder Than You Expected?
Jul 14, 2017
Why is life harder than you expected? Because we always learn the most from God when we are desperate for him.
Survival of the Fondest
Love Defies Darwin and Defeats the Devil
Jul 7, 2017
Love is the most compelling apologetic for God’s existence — and Christ’s sacrifice.
What If You Had One Week to Live?
Jun 30, 2017
If I could save time in a bottle, The first thing that I’d like to do Is to save every day till eternity passes away, Just to spend them with you. In 1972, Jim Croce was a young singer/songwriter just…
Love Suffers Long
Jun 26, 2017
If you find it hard to keep loving someone, you may need to look a little harder at just how patient God has been with you.
We All Need Adversity and Affliction
Jun 20, 2017
God does things in us through adversity and affliction that would never happen otherwise.
True Greatness Is Given, Not Taken
Jun 16, 2017
The more self-consciously you strive to achieve relative greatness, the less truly great you will become.
Lay Aside the Weight of Perfection
Jun 9, 2017
Until you lay aside the awful weight of perfectionism, you will be too consumed with yourself to really love someone else.
Is Your Pain the Root of Porn Use?
Jun 6, 2017
What role does emotional pain play in our sexual sin? It makes us more vulnerable to our own sinful pride.
Always ‘Be’ Before You ‘Do’
Jun 2, 2017
Satan offers us a false gospel of “Do. Have. Be.” and sells it as the path to true happiness. Choose instead to “Be. Do. Have.”
The Real Root of Sexual Sin
May 26, 2017
Our most powerful weapon in the fight against sexual temptation is not better accountability, but profound humility.
Love the One You’re With
May 22, 2017
The messes in our churches draw out the impossible love that advances our mission more than anything else.
Love Yourself Less
May 12, 2017
The world is lost in their search for love because they have sought it everywhere but in God. If you want to truly love, learn to love yourself less.
You Become What You Eat
May 9, 2017
Our hearts either live on promises from God, or slowly die on promises from somewhere else.
What the Bible Really Says About Love
May 5, 2017
Jesus’s famous command not to judge is one of the most misused passages in the whole Bible. How do we restore judgment to an act of love?
Lord, Search My Heart
Breaking the Power of Canceled Sin
May 2, 2017
The Spirit exposes us in order to break the power of canceled sin and set us increasingly free to walk humbly with God.
How to Be a Miserable Comforter
Two Ways We Fail the Hurting
Apr 28, 2017
When caring for the hurting, we should be slow to speak, slow to diagnose, quick to listen, and ready to wait.
God Plans for the Unexpected and Inconvenient
Apr 25, 2017
God plans unexpected needs to arise at inconvenient times in our lives to invite us to trust and depend on him.
When It’s Hard to Believe
Help Along the Lonely Road of Doubt
Apr 21, 2017
Be patient and gracious with the skeptics in your life. Jesus knows best how and when to reveal himself to each of us.
Look, the World Has Gone After Him
Prelude to Palm Sunday
Apr 9, 2017
Palm Sunday was a celebration of a resurrection. But it was only a prophetic shadow to a resurrection we still celebrate two thousand years later.
Lay Aside the Weight of Passivity
Apr 7, 2017
If we expect peace, we will resent having to fight. If we expect rest, we will resent having to endure. If we expect leisure, we will resent having to work hard.